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Red Hat Country Hoe Down


Lynn Rau  (Queen Bonness) & her Chapter

Le Rouge Chapeaus of Cloverdale/Langley

Invites your Chapter to join us in our first Country Hoe Down


Fort Langley Heritage/Community Hall, 9167 Glover

Large yellow building. Ample parking in back.

Main entrance at back- wheel chair accessible.

June 7th  2009  12:00 to 4:00p.m.

A Red Hat Howdy!  To you all.

The whole town will be expecting us with their Fort Langley Hospitality.

Be sure to dress in your Hoe Down attire.

Before lunch, you can stroll down town, and check out all the local merchants.

Enter into draws of all participating stores for fabulous prizes. Then mosey  on down to the C.N. Heritage Train Station for a tour. Have the most Down Home Country Party at the Fort Langley Heritage Hall, where you will be treated to a chuck wagon lunch. And you won’t want to miss the entertainment. After lunch, you can check out the Fort Langley Heritage Park and go on a wine tour at the Fort Langley Winery.






9:00 to 11:30 am.

Tour of town and retail stores

Enter draws at participating stores.

Merchant welcoming walkabout. Sign up in participating shops for their door prize


10:00 to 11:30pm                     Cost:   $6.55

Fort Langley National Historic Park, Heritage Fort Walking Tour.

23433 Mavis Ave. Fort Langley, B.C. (604) 513-4777


11:00 am. to 11:45 PM.

Heritage  C.N. Train Station Tour.

Corner of Glover & Mavis (604) 888-1759


12:00 TO 4:00 PM.

Country Hoe Down at Fort Langley Heritage Hall

Large yellow building on Glover

Ample parking in back Please enter ramp entrance - wheel chair accessible.

Meet and Greet, Lunch, Entertainment, and Dance.


The Day Will Include



Wild Texas Burgers. Farmers fried potato chips, Country garden fresh side salad,

plantation tea, canteen coffee or sassafras juice. Plus an assortment of desserts.

No host bar will be available




Line dancing, hog calling, skits & contests

from our very own Red Hat Chapter’s  (depending on entrants)

Prizes , Prizes Prizes.


Featuring Comedian


Elli Mae  Straight from the Ozarks


Followed by


Blue Grass Dancing  D.J.  (sure to get you stomping.)



Chili Cook Off


Five chapters will compete to see who makes the best Red Hat Chili. (The first five chapters to enter will be in)  You must start from scratch, make a full 3 quart  pot at home & bring.  Print out a readable copy of the recipe to display, with degree of hotness. One with no meat (vegetarian), One (very hot, two (medium). and three (mild). We will provide the spoons and sample cups.  All “The Red Hat Ladies “will vote on their favorite one, and the winner will take home the

coveted “Red Hat Chili Cook Off Award.”

Line Dancing

Five chapters (or depending on participants) will compete to do a line dance Contest.

Must bring own music and have it cued.

The Red Hat Ladies will vote by applause, and the best line dance chapter will receive a prize.


Red Hat Entertainers


We are asking if a few chapters would like to do a skit or short 3 min. performances.

This will be judged by our hidden judges.

Hog Calling Contest

One from each chapter (optional)

Judged by Elli Mae


There will be lots of table prizes,

& a prize for best Hoe Down Hat, & best outfit.


Fort Langley Wine Co. Tour            (must go by car.)

26151 - 84th Avenue,    Langley

Every half hour, starting at   4:00 - 4:30 - 5:00- to 5:30.


Located in beautiful Glen Valley near Historic Fort Langley,

The Fort Wine Company is a premium fruit winery.

Here in the heart of the peaceful farm country, the saloon style winery building, adjoined by relaxing patio gardens, vineyards, cranberry bogs, and a picnic area, reminds visitors of the exciting times of yester year when cranberries, so valuable they were referred to as Red Gold, helped to write the history of British Columbia.
      We are located in Glen Valley, 5 km East of Fort Langley village

Please let  Blodwyn   know what time you would like to make the tour.


Registration Fort Langley Hall

Talent show Contest

.Chili contest (made at home)  .Best line group line dance

.Best individual act  .Queens Parade  .Hog calling

J.R.'s  wonderful music for Red Hatters to listen, & dance to.

Meet for Dinner

6:30pm (optional) let us know on the registration form so we can reserve a seat.

Just a couple blocks from the hall

The Fort Pub & Grill”

9273 Glover Rd, Fort Langley Phone: (604) 888-6166


Where to stay in Fort Langley

Bed and Breakfast

Wish Upon a Star Bed & Breakfast Langley             604 888 2227

(2 bedrooms )

Cranberry Country Bed & Breakfast Fort Langley     604 315 2515

Fort Langley Bed and Breakfast                                 604 888 5350

Ivy  Cottage Bed & Breakfast Fort Langley                604 888 9804

Salmon River Guest House Bed & Breakfast             604 888 7937

Livingstone Campsite & Trailer Park                         604 882 3880

Fort Camping Resorts                                                 604 888  3678

Langley Travelodge  20470 88th Ave. Langley (604) 888-4891

Sandman Hotel Langley  8855 202 St. Langley (604) 888-7263




Please send this form with your check

(Please print carefully)

Name ____________________________________________________

Address __________________________________________________

City __________________________ Postal______________________

E-mail _________________________ Phone#____________________

Chapter Name _____________________________________________

Chapter City _______________________________________________

Vegetarian burger Yes___

Are you a Queen?  Yes___ No___

Attending dinner at The Fort Pub & Grill (6:30 pm) Yes ___No___(optional) Your own cost..

Please also fill in your Queen’s info

Queen's Title ______________________________________________

Name ____________________________________________________

Address __________________________________________________

City __________________________ Postal______________________

E-mail _________________________ Phone#____________________

Are you entering?


Red Hat Chili Cook Off _______________________pre made at home

Line dance____________ how many in your group? ______

Hog Calling (optional) name of hog caller___________________

Will you be in the talent show? Yes ___No___

Individual performer___________________________________

Group performance____________________________________

If your with a group

Give your group name _________________________________

Paying by check _____________money order______________

$32.00 per lady   (After May 15th. $36.00) No refunds after May 20th

Please note----seats will be on a first come basis



Mail checks to  Lynn Rau   18681  56A. Ave.   Cloverdale, B.C. V3S 7Y2

For more information - Phone between the hours - 11am. - 7pm.

(604) 574-1512 or e-mail

The Queen may mail in all her members who are going as long as she sends in registration forms from each member along with a check, Or.   

 Each member can mail check & registration form individualy , 

Please Include a self addressed stamped envelope.

Your ticket will be mailed to you between May 15th & May 20th